To my mind, if we do not get a handle on money in politics and the degree to which big money controls the political process in this country, nobody is going to bring about the changes that is needed in this country for the middle class and working families.
I’m dealing with a fucking global crisis! Right now, I’m trying to do my best to make sure that we don’t have an economic meltdown and that people don’t die. Is that enough for you to keep me busy for today?
Message to the billionaire class: You can’t have it all!
The devastation in Gaza is unconscionable. We must urge an immediate ceasefire. The killing of Palestinians and Israelis must end. We must also take a hard look at nearly $4 billion a year in military aid to Israel. It is illegal for U.S. aid to support human rights violations.
I am not supportive of large multi-national corporations that made billions a year in profit and don’t pay a nickel in taxes, nor am I supportive of those corporations who throw American workers out on the street and then move to China or Mexico.
In more than a decade of his right-wing rule in Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu has cultivated an increasingly intolerant and authoritarian type of racist nationalism.
How is it that there is always money for war but never enough money for the children, the sick, the hungry, and the poor?
No, we do not need a massive increase in the defense budget.
We must stand in solidarity with those Palestinians and Israelis working to build a future of peaceful co-existence and not with those who would destroy it.
We’ve been dealing with Mr. Manchin for month after month after month. But if he doesn’t have the courage to do the right thing for the working families of West Virginia and America, let him vote no in front of the whole world.
I do believe that if millions of people do stand up and fight back, we can stop Donald Trump from doing some really awful things.
Super PACs and a corrupt campaign finance system are destroying American democracy. We’re proud that we have received four million individual contributions, more than any candidate in American history at this point.